Archive For The “food” Category

Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show”

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Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show”

Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show” The spectacular success of Freddy’s Pizzeria is discussed by owner Joe Quercia who immigrated from Naples, Italy in 1968 and attended Morton East High School when he started working at the restaurant’s previous location. Quercia, who runs the popular bakery at…

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Texas de Brazil in Orland Park rocks

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Texas de Brazil in Orland Park rocks

Texas de Brazil in Orland Park rocks With the COVID pandemic easing and more and more people getting vaccinations, it just felt GREAT to get out of the house and enjoy a meal at a great restaurant. And one of the best restaurants is Texas de Brazil in the Orland Park Mall. Although the Orland…

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Chicago Wolves host food drive Saturday April 24

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Chicago Wolves host food drive Saturday April 24

Chicago Wolves host food drive Saturday April 24 Donate non-perishable goods at Allstate Arena to help Common Pantry GLENVIEW, ILLINOIS – The Chicago Wolves are hosting a Food Drive from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, at Allstate Arena in Rosemont. All of the canned goods and other non-perishable items the Wolves collect…

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Coronavirus, one year and too many deaths later

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Coronavirus, one year and too many deaths later

Coronavirus, one year and too many deaths later A look back at our new way of life, and the lives that have been lost to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, one year after it was formally recognized as a real threat to human life. Well, at least some people think it is a real threat. Others,…

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Orland Township To Hold July Drive-Thru Grocery Distribution

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Orland Township To Hold July Drive-Thru Grocery Distribution

Orland Township To Hold July Drive-Thru Grocery Distribution Free, pre-packaged food boxes available for residents on Friday, July 17 Orland Township will hold a free, drive-thru grocery distribution for Township residents who are experiencing financial hardship since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, according to the office of Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady. The Township Food Pantry…

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Taco Village in Des Plaines offers free face masks with purchases

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Taco Village in Des Plaines offers free face masks with purchases

Taco Village in Des Plaines offers free face masks with purchases A restaurant in Des Plaines is giving away face masks to customers for use against the coronavirus. Taco Village owners Maria Marquez says many customers have saids they can’t get masks because of hoarding during the pandemic and wants to help the public be…

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Orland Township Receives Donation from Lions Club

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Orland Township Receives Donation from Lions Club

Orland Township Receives Donation from Lions Club Orland Township was honored to accept a substantial donation from the Orland Park Lions Club for the Food Pantry’s Grocery Distribution to assist residents experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the office of Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady. The Orland Park Lions Club donated $5,000…

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Venturing out of the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Venturing out of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Venturing out of the Coronavirus Pandemic Everyone needs a moment to get out of the house and enjoy a great meal. The coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic has made that almost impossible for the past three months, but recent precautions being taken by local restaurants to allow outdoor seating with proper social distancing and the mandatory wearing…

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Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3

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Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3

Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3 Governor J.B. Pritzker released guidelines that will allow businesses to reopen under Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan, expected to begin May 29, 2020 in the wake of the deadly coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Guidance Developed by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and…

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J. Sterling Morton District 201 Serves Over 50,000 Meals Since Shutdown

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J. Sterling Morton District 201 Serves Over 50,000 Meals Since Shutdown

J. Sterling Morton District 201 Serves Over 50,000 Meals Since Shutdown In an effort to keep children safe from the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Pritzker ordered schools to shut down in-person classes last month. Thankfully, our students have the tools for remote learning already in place as we are a 1:1 district (1:1 refers to one…

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Quad Cities Restaurant Week Entices Food Lovers

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Quad Cities Restaurant Week Entices Food Lovers

Quad Cities Restaurant Week Entices Food Lovers Culinary Expert, Amanda Puck, will be the Guest Speaker at a New Event called Quad Cities Restaurant Week to promote the many great restaurants in the Quad Cities area. The culinary celebration will be held Feb. 24 thru March 1 and showcase 40 Waud Cities eateries. Quad Cities…

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